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1. YMCA Awards offers the YMCA Awards websites to you conditioned on your acceptance without modification of this agreement. Your use of the YMCA Awards websites constitutes your acceptance of this agreement.

2. How YMCA Awards may modify this agreement

YMCA Awards reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which it offers the YMCA Awards websites, including any charges associated with the use of the YMCA Awards websites. You are responsible for regularly reviewing these terms, conditions and notices, and any additional terms posted on any YMCA Awards website. Your continued use of the YMCA Awards websites after the effective date of such changes constitutes your acceptance of and agreement to such changes.

3. Additional terms

Any YMCA Awards website may itself contain additional terms (for example, codes of conduct or guidelines) that further govern use of that YMCA Awards website, including without limitation, particular features or offers. If any terms contained in this agreement conflict with any terms contained within a YMCA Awards website, then the terms in this agreement shall control.

4. No commercial, unlawful or harmful use of the YMCA Awards web sites

The YMCA Awards website is only for your personal use. You will not use the YMCA Awards website for commercial purposes. You will not use the YMCA Awards website in any way that is unlawful, or harms Central YMCA or YMCA Awards, its affiliates, resellers, distributors, service providers and/or suppliers. YMCA Awards may tell you about certain specific harmful uses in a code of conduct or other notices available through a YMCA Awards website but has no obligation to do so. You may not use the YMCA Awards websites in any way that breaches any code of conduct, policy or other notice applicable to the YMCA Awards websites. Without limiting the generality of this section, you may not use the YMCA Awards website in any manner that could damage, disable, overburden, or impair any YMCA Awards website (or the network(s) connected to any YMCA Awards website) or interfere with any other party's use and enjoyment of the YMCA Awards websites.

Liability limitation; your exclusive remedy

In no event will any Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards party be liable for any damages, including without limitation any indirect, consequential, special, incidental, or punitive damages arising out of, based on, or resulting from this agreement or your use of the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites, even if such Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards party has been advised of the possibility of such damages. The exclusion of damages under section 10 is independent of your exclusive remedy and survives in the event such remedy fails of its essential purpose or is otherwise deemed unenforceable. These limitations and exclusions apply without regard to whether the damages arise from:

(1) Breach of contract, (2) breach of warranty, (3) negligence, or (4) any other cause of action, to the extent such exclusion and limitations are not prohibited by applicable law. If you are dissatisfied with the Central YMCA websites, you do not agree with any part of this agreement, or you have any other dispute or claim with or against any Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards party with respect to this agreement or the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites, then your sole and exclusive remedy is to discontinue using the Central YMCA web and/or YMCA Awards sites.

11. Changes to the Central YMCA web and/or YMCA Awards sites; additional liability limitation

The Central YMCA parties may change the Central YMCA websites or delete features in any way, at any time and for any reason. As you use the Central YMCA websites, you should expect to receive, access or use information, materials, graphics, software, data and content (collectively, "content") originated by Central YMCA and persons other than Central YMCA (any such person is referred to as a "third party"). Without limiting the generality, you acknowledge and agree that the Central YMCA parties are not responsible or liable for (1) any content, including without limitation, any infringing, inaccurate, obscene, indecent, threatening, offensive, defamatory, tortious, or illegal content, or (2) any third party conduct, transmissions or data. In addition, without limiting the generality of sections 9 and 10, you acknowledge and agree that Central YMCA is not responsible or liable for (1) any viruses or other disabling features that affect your access to or use of the Central YMCA websites, (2) any incompatibility between the Central YMCA websites and other websites, services, software and hardware, (3) any delays or failures you may experience in initiating, conducting or completing any transmissions or transactions in connection with the Central YMCA websites in an accurate or timely manner, or (4) any damages or costs of any type arising out of or in any way connected with your use of any services available from third parties though links contained on the Central YMCA websites. The limitations, exclusions and disclaimers in this agreement apply to the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, and are not intended to deprive you of any mandatory protections provided to you under applicable law.

12. Termination; access restriction

Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards may terminate this agreement, or terminate or suspend your access to the Central YMCA Awards and/or YMCA Awards websites at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice. Upon such termination or suspension, your right to use the Central YMCA websites will immediately cease. Upon such termination or suspension, any information you have stored on the Central YMCA websites may not be retrieved later.

14. Interpreting the agreement; assignment

If any part of this agreement is determined to be invalid or unenforceable pursuant to applicable law, then the invalid or unenforceable provision will be deemed superseded by a valid, enforceable provision that most closely matches the intent of the original provision and the remainder of this agreement will continue in effect. Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards may assign this agreement, in whole or in part, at any time with or without notice to you. You may not assign this agreement, or assign, transfer or sublicense your rights, if any, in the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites. Except as expressly stated herein, this agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you and Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards with respect to the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites and it supersedes all prior or contemporaneous communications and proposals, whether electronic, oral or written, between you and Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards with respect to the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites. The section titles in the agreement are solely used for the convenience of the parties and have no legal or contractual significance.

15. You have limited time to bring your claim

You and Central YMCA/ YMCA Awards agree that any cause of action arising out of or related to the Central YMCA and/or YMCA Awards websites must commence within one (1) year after the cause of action accrues, otherwise, such cause of action is permanently barred.

16. Copyright and trademark notices; other acknowledgements

All contents of the YMCA Awards website(s) are copyright © 2004 YMCA Awards, 112 Great Russell Street, London wc1b 3nq registered in England and wales no. 119249. Registered charity no. 213121.